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Geoespatial / GIS

Geospatial is the name used for the sciences, tools and topics about the earth management

Two interesting news from Supergeo

1.  Supergeo to Provide DGPS Post-processing Tool for Precise Field Data Collection Supergeo Technologies, the leading global provider of complete GIS software and solutions, announced that DGPS post-processing tool will be introduced to assist SuperPad users in post-processing the collected field data using SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a to improve data accuracy. SuperPad 3, a full-function mobile […]
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How to make IMS with Manifold GIS

1. Activate the Internet Information Servers IIS IIS, for those born after 90, is what before came in the Windows NT Option Pack, Windows XP Professional already brings integrated, but usually you have to activate it. To do this, it is done: “Start / Control Panel / Add or Remove Programs / add or remove windows components” […]
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SuperGIS, first impression

In our Western context SuperGIS has not reached a significant position, however in the East, speaking of countries like India, China, Taiwan, Singapore -to name a few- SuperGIS has interesting positioning. I have planned to test these tools during 2013 as I have done with Manifold GIS and gvSIG, comparing its functionality; but for now […]
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New format of InfoGEO and InfoGNSS magazines

With great pleasure we see that has been launched a new format of the InfoGNSS and InfoGEO magazines, which traditionally have been obtained in pdf format for download. The new format is under the service that provides CALAMEO for online navigation’s magazine, very convenient for its searching and browsing capabilities. This is available from InfoGEO […]
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Geomap and its link with Google Maps

Some time ago I did a review of the Geomap beta version, which among its best features has ability to synchronize data views not only with Google Maps, but with Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps and Open Street Maps. Unlike what other programs do, that only import a georeferenced capture, Geomap has support for loading tessellating […]
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What Global Mapper 13 brings back

It was announced the Global Mapper new version, for both 32 and 64 bits. Although this is a program that is questioned for its GIS capabilities, its simplicity is which has become very popular, especially for handling three-dimensional models and the ability to import and export between different formats. There are many changes, I will […]
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GIS Kit, finally something good for the iPad

Finally I see a really attractive application for iPad oriented to the capture of GIS data in field. The tool has potential for many things, and leaves in diapers other applications I’ve tried like GaiaGPS, GIS4Mobile, ArcGIS for iPad and GISRoam; the latter is powerful but unfriendly to work and more focused on the analysis […]
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Comunic@ / particip@: Services for municipalities

Tuent some time ago announced new service Comunic@, which added to Particip@ seem to be the best in land management services that can be exploited by municipalities to improve transparency and citizen participation. Particip@ This is a service target to citizens that through a platform can report to the municipality suggestions, demands, proposals or other […]
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Bentley Map PowerView V8i, first impression

I have received a version of PowerView V8i Select Series 2 (version 8.11.07), the economic line in mapping area that Bentley hopes to exploit. At first there has been eliminated some of my doubts in the previous post when I showed the three lines of geospatial area for 2011. To begin with, rather than a […]
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Manifold, topology and modular structure

I get a request for someone who studies Geomatics in the UTEM in Chile and a teacher has delegated him a task on Manifold, so I take to post about it. 1. Does Manifold support topology? Yes, for this we must activate the shared editing option “edit / shared edit” Thus, vector content that shares […]
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Geomap Beta 3 looks promising

Geomap is a new development stage of what we knew as Tcmap already under an integrated concept into Tracsa Geobide company strategy. Like gvSIG, this initiative will take my interest because it’s born on Hispanic environment with a proprietary approach, but with prices that could be easily reach and under a phased model that looks […]
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Mobile Mapper 10, first impression

After the acquisition of Ashtech by Trimble, Spectra has begun to promote Mobile Mapper products. The simplest of these is Mobile Mapper 10, which I want to take a look at this time. Mobile Mapper Pro, CE and CX versions ended up but there’s still in the market the last one. The popular Mobile Mapper […]
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Manifold IMS, doing something else

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. In the previous post we saw how to create an IMS service, mounted on the basic damned template that comes by default. Now let’s see how to make interaction between one and another map by using the hyperlinks option and some code. The […]
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egeomates, 10 readings that I recommend

Taking advantage of the week that is about to starts, tomorrow I will take sunbathe proving Sokkia total station, and I will be travelling from Tuesday, so I recommend 10 readings of interest: 1. Teraherzing remote sensing, a good smoke by Geochente in Geomatic Blog 2. Geotagging, Moses speaks to us in Itacas what it […]
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How to cut and merge images

This was released as a necessary practice in the Microstation and Manifold recent course I taught, here I present the summary of how: I have an image download from Google Earth that I had georeferenced and want to cut it based on a polygon that represents the extension of the urban perimeter of a human […]
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Martyn Day Gets CAD Society Community Award

The CAD Society today announced that Martyn Day is the winner of the 2011 CAD Society Joe Greco Community Award for his achievements as a leader in the CAD editorial community. Martyn has been in the industry for more than 20 years starting at EDA Ltd., in London, UK., writing, editing and managing Caddesk Magazine, […]
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7 Magazines in the geomatics’ environment

The way things are communicated has changed a lot with the evolution of knowledge management systems. Talking about magazines today is not the same as 25 years ago; the variety of formats has given greater riches and every day is left static or printed versions by learning communities. All of this contributes to make information […]
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36 themes of the Sixth Conference

From December 1 to 3 will be taking place in Valencia the sixth edition of the gvSIG Conference. This event is the best of continuous strategies that the Organization has pushed for the sustainability of software that continues amazing by its potential in the global market penetration. Little by little, free software has been taking […]
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